The Stamford Museum and Nature Center has planned to reopen on June 17, 2020. They have noted that the facility will be open to all visitors and no pr-registration is necessary.
In addition to all of the outdoor activities including Nature’s Playground the Bendel Mansion building and Museum Galleries will also reopen for the new summer exhibit called Art and the Animal. This is the flagship exhibition of The Society of Animal Artists, which is regarded worldwide as the most prestigious artist membership organization dedicated to the theme of animals in art. A juried exhibit for art and animal lovers alike, visitors will get a chance to view more than 50 diverse artworks combining natural history and fine art in various styles and ranging in medium from oils, and watercolors, to exquisite pencil and ink works, paper cutouts and sculpture.
The Society’s 59th Annual Exhibition premiered at The Briscoe Western Art Museum in San Antonio. The mission of The Society of Animal Artists is to promote excellence in the portrayal of animals, domestic and/or wild, in art. The Society was founded in 1960 and over the past 60 years, works created by members of The Society of Animal Artists have established new standards of artistic preeminence in fine art. Art and the Animal Annual Exhibits and Touring Exhibitions have been featured at more than 60 venues including museums and zoos, and art, cultural and science centers throughout North America.
The Gallery will allow a maximum of 15 gallery guests at a time to ensure social distancing. For complete regulations related to COVID_19 click here.